Bhumisparsha Mudra Buddha
Product Id
BEJ-1647A
Description
Bhumisparsha Mudra, literally «earth witness Mudra». The right hand is hanging, the palm turned to the Buddha, the stretched out fingers touch the ground. Represent the confrontation with Marâ, who tries to interrupt Buddha's meditation after its awakening. On this work Buddha's kasaya is made in cloisonne.
Dimensions
H32 x D17 x W22 cm
Material
Bronze
Origin
China Beijing
Age
circa 1850
Price
1450.00 €
 
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Culture
Buddhism At least 300 million people around the world are practicing Buddhists and it is estimated that perhaps another 300 million people practice a Chinese folk or traditional religion which is a mix of various religious beliefs including Buddhism, Taoism and Confucianism. Buddhism is considered by some to be the fourth-largest religion in the world, behind Christianity, Islam and Hinduism, but in some countries, including China, Vietnam and North Korea, it is difficult to know how many people consider themselves to be Buddhists. Buddhist beliefs have also influenced Western Read more
Traditional Arts & Crafts
An introduction to cloisonné Cloisonné is a famous traditional enamelware with a history of over 500 years.  It is known as the ‘Blue of Jingtai’ in China because blue was the first colour used for enamelling and Jingtai was the title of the 7th Ming Emperor during whose reign cloisonné became widely popular. A wide variety of luxury goods can be made from cloisonné, including vases, jars, bowls, plates, boxes, ashtrays and jewellery. The articles are brilliant in colour and splendid in design.  Cloisonné is one of Beijing’s most famous arts and crafts and it is kn Read more
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